[Science_Parameters: Science_Category='EARTH SCIENCE', Science_Topic='TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE', Science_Term='SURFACE WATER', Science_Variable_Level_1='SURFACE WATER FEATURES', Science_Variable_Level_2='RIVERS/STREAMS']
HidroSIG GISEntry ID: HidroSIG
Abstract: HidroSIG is a Geographical Information System (GIS) with special tools that
will allow you to make estimations and analysis of hydrological, climatic and
Developed at Postgrado in Aprovechamiento de Recursos Hidraulicos (Universidad
Nacional de Colombia, Facultad de Minas, Medellin), HIDROSIG is a tool that
constitutes an important input to be used in multiple sectors of the social,
economic and environmental planning, with base in the supply of the water
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Access Constraints In order to download the version of HIDROSIG and Atlas Hidrológico de Colombia
to your PC, you must have at least 350 MB available in your hard disc and
between 128 and 256 MB of RAM memory for its right performance.
If your operative system is not windows, you must download the JAVA virtual
machine and JAVA 3D. In this page you will find the Linux installers, if you
use another operative system you can download it from the Sun Java page (
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Email: hidrosig at unalmed.edu.co
Escuela de Geociencias Universidad Nacional de Colombia, sede Medellin Calle 59A No63-20
Poveda, G., J. I. Velez, O. J. Mesa, and co-authors, Linking Long-term Water Balances and Statistical Scaling to Estimate River Flows along the Drainage Network of Colombia. Journal of Hydrologic Engineering, ASCE, 12 (1), 4-13, January-February 2007.
Poveda, G., O. J. Mesa, J. I. Velez, and co-authors, HidroSIG: An interactive digital atlas of Colombia's hydro-climatology, Journal of Hydroinformatics, 9 (2), 145156, 2007.
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